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Explaining the effects of electronic cigarettes on craving for tobacco in recent quitters

From a public health perspective, there is a trade-off between e-cigarettes that provide high levels of nicotine, high satisfaction and more effects on craving for tobacco, but may also be addictive, and e-cigarettes that contain less nicotine and are les
Science Direct
added Feb 12, 2015 21:42
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[UK] Associations between cigarette smoking and cannabis dependence: A longitudinal study of young cannabis users in the United Kingdom [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette smoking is related to concurrent cannabis dependence independently of cannabis use frequency. Cigarette smoking also mediates the relationship between cannabis use and cannabis dependence suggesting tobacco is a partial driver of cannabis depen
Science Direct
added Feb 12, 2015 21:41
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What everyone needs to know about e-cigarettes

What exactly am I inhaling when I use e-cigarettes? Are e-cigarettes safer to use than cigarettes and other tobacco products? What are the health risks of using e-cigarettes? Can I be addicted to e-cigarettes?
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:01
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Article on Mimi Nichter, "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on Campus"

students whose behavior Mimi Nichter analyzes in Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses are in a similarly untenable position. They feel the allure while knowing better... cigarette companies depend on people overestimating how much t
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
added Feb 11, 2015 19:31
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[UK] Health boss slams e-cigs for 'making smoking normal again'

Frances Howie, assistant director of public health at Worcestershire County Council, also warned evidence was beginning to emerge about the potential impact e-cigarettes could have on children and young people by acting as a gateway to other drugs.
Bromsgrove Standard (uk)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:41
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[UK] Plain packaging reduces 'cigarette-seeking' response by almost a tenth, says study

Plain tobacco packaging may reduce the likelihood of smokers seeking to obtain cigarettes by almost 10% compared to branded packs, according to research from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol.
Addiction
added Feb 18, 2015 11:41
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[Oregon] METZ: Electronic cigarettes should be outlawed: Guest opinion

Multnomah County Board of Commissioners may outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. This makes no sense. The board should outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone.
The Oregonian
added Feb 11, 2015 06:03
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[West Virginia] Editorial: Tobacco tax saves lives

Nicotine addiction is a curse on America, killing about 480,000 people and sickening around 16 million yearly. Cigarette manufacturers are dope-peddlers. They know that getting youths hooked on nicotine will turn them into longtime, profitable customers.
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Feb 10, 2015 22:07
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The mysterious nicotine lozenge that ex-smokers are hoarding

Berens and many other ex-smokers today are at the mercy of a mysterious nationwide nicotine-lozenge shortage. GlaxoSmithKline, maker of Nicorette, quietly stopped making its lozenges early last year because of quality control problems and initiated a rec
Washington Post
added Feb 11, 2015 06:06
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[UK] BENEDICTUS: Smoke and mirrors: the stealth approach that aims to put cigarettes out for good

There is no official ban on smoking in Millennium or Anchor Square. At this stage, it is just official tutting. Nevertheless, it is the first time that British smokers have been told not to light up in an outdoor public space
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2015 15:55
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